Definition of Striction

1. n. The act of constricting, or the state of being constricted.



Definition of Striction

1. Noun. The act of constricting, or the state of being constricted. ¹

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Definition of Striction

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Striction

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strict
strict-sense stationary
strict implication
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striction (current term)
strictions
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strictly decreasing functions
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Literary usage of Striction

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1. A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon (1874)
"The locus of the points on tho generators of a ruled surface, where each is closest to tho next consecutive, is called the line of striction of the surface. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon (1865)
"The locus of the points on the generators of a ruled surface, where each is closest to the next consecutive, is called the line of striction of the surface. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon (1882)
"The locus of the points on the generators of a ruled surface, where each is closest to the next consecutive, is called the line of striction of the surface. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon (1882)
"The locus of the points on the generators of a ruled surface, where each is closest to the next consecutive, is called the line of striction of the surface. ..."

5. Solid Geometry by Percival Frost (1886)
"the parameter are (2) Let P be a point in the line of striction, PQ being the shortest distance between (1) and (2), a-, y, a, and x + fix, y + Sy, ..."

6. An Elementary Treatise on Solid Geometry by Charles Smith (1886)
"Hence, in order to find the point on the line of striction, ... To find the lines of striction of the hyperboloid The direction-cosines of a generator, ..."

7. An Elementary Treatise on Solid Geometry: By Charles Smith by Charles Smith (1884)
"To find the lines of striction of any skew surface. DBF. The locus of the point on a generator of a ruled surface where it is met by the shortest distance ..."

8. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1898)
"It was a known fact that the lines of striction of a hyperboloid formed two unicursal quartic curves. The most commonly given equation shewed that the curve ..."

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